bòrd

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See also: bord and borð

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish bord ‎(edge, side, border, brink; board, table; seat, bench), a borrowing from Old English bord ‎(plank, table).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b̊ɔːɹd̪̊], /pɔːɾʃt̪/

Noun[edit]

bòrd m ‎(genitive singular bùird, plural bùird)

  1. table (furniture)
  2. plank, board
  3. board (of directors, etc.)
  4. (nautical) deck (of a ship)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bòrd ‎(past bhòrd, future bòrdaidh, verbal noun bòrdadh, past participle bòrdte)

  1. (nautical) tack
  2. board (a ship, etc.)
    Bhòrd iad an long.‎ ― They boarded the ship.

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • bord” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.